SAVIOUR MACHINE: New Album Update

SAVIOUR MACHINE vocalist Eric Clayton has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "After 3 years of a grueling 'pre-production' process and a 6 month sabbatical to produce 'LID2002', the principal recording of 'Legend Part III:II' finally began last October here in California! The past 6 months have been 'interesting' to say ...

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PRIMORDIAL Sign With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Irish "dark metal" band PRIMORDIAL have inked a deal with Metal Blade Records for the release of their fifth studio album, tentatively titled "Harvest". "After thirteen years in existence this will be our fourth record label and hopefully our last," PRIMORDIAL vocalist Alan Nemtheanga said in a statement. "Some may find PRIMORDIAL and Metal Blade ...

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SETH: Video Posted Online

French black metal band SETH have uploaded their video for the track "Addicted To Psychotropic Angeldust" at this location (Windows Media, 11 MB). "Addicted To Psychotropic Angeldust" comes off the group's third studio album, "Divine-X", released in March 2002 through Osmose Productions. SETH recently finished recording their fourth album, "Era-Decay", due on September ...

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THE QUIREBOYS Confirmed For Italy's GODS OF METAL Festival

THE QUIREBOYS are the latest act confirmed for the 2004 edition of the Gods of Metal festival, set to take place June 5-6 at Arena Parco Nord in Bologna, Italy. The updated running order for the festival is as follows: Saturday, June 5: JUDAS PRIEST STRATOVARIUS UFO NEVERMORE SYMPHONY X ANATHEMA RAGE THE QUIREBOYS INTO ...

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Report: Metal Musicians To Rock For Hungry

Craig Astwood of The Arizona Republic is reporting that the hardcore/heavy metal band TRENCH is using its musical talents and the help of some friends to raise food items for the underprivileged throughout the Phoenix area. TRENCH is teaming with St. Mary's Food Bank in Phoenix to have a food drive during Friday's (April 23) ...

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PERPETUAL MOTION: Prog/Power Metal Community Back Online

Perpetual Motion represents the first and most prominent online prog/power metal community. After an extended hiatus, the original and legendary Perpetual Motion is back online and in full force. In the past, prog and power metal fans and musicians alike flocked en masse to PM to share their love for the genre and relative components, ...

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EDENBRIDGE Set Release Date For New Album

Austrian "angelic bombast metal" act EDENBRIDGE have set an October 25 release date through Germany's Massacre Records for their fourth full-length album, "Shine". The follow-up to 2003's "Aphelion" will be recorded between May and July at guitarist/keyboardist Lanvall's Farpoint Station studio as well as the House Of Audio studio in Germany with producer Dennis Ward ...

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LAMB OF GOD Select Producer For New Album

LAMB OF GOD have chosen Machine (WHITE ZOMBIE, (HED)P.E., PITCHSHIFTER, ONE MINUTE SILENCE) to produce the follow-up to 2003's "As the Palaces Burn", tentatively due before the end of the year through Epic Records. Pre-production is scheduled to begin on April 24 with tracking to commence on May 5 at Sound of Music Studios in ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Soundtrack' Moves Up On Swedish Chart

IN FLAMES' new album, "Soundtrack to Your Escape", has climbed to position No. 11 on the official Swedish album chart in its third week of release. The CD entered the chart at No. 3 and dropped down to No. 14 before climbing up again, according to a posting on the band's official web site,

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FATES WARNING Announce New Album Title, Confirm Drummer's Departure

Progressive-metal veterans FATES WARNING have set "FWX" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in October through Metal Blade Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Left Here", "River Wide Ocean Deep", "Another Perfect Day", "Stranger (With A Familiar Face)" and "Wish". "Ray [Alder, vocals], Mark [Zonder, drums] and I will ...

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